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2014-04-11 12:20:34

CNH Industrial, an Official Supporter of the FIA Action for Road Safety campaign, renews its role as official supplier of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Through the participation of four of its brands: Iveco, New Holland Agriculture, Case Construction Equipment and Iveco Bus, the Group demonstrates its 360 degree commitment to road safety. BASILDON, United Kingdom, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial continues its support of FIA Action for Road Safety, a global campaign...

2014-04-02 08:21:24

CARACAS, Venezuela, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the continuing currency crisis which has caused difficulties for Venezuelan industry in the importation of key components and materials, Iveco is reluctantly suspending, with immediate effect, its manufacturing operations in the country. Iveco, the truck and commercial vehicle business of CNH Industrial, has a long history in Venezuela having opened its La Victoria manufacturing base in 1954. Currently, Iveco Venezuela has a...

launch of Ariane 5 flight VA216
2014-03-25 05:49:47

[ Watch the Video: Ariane 5 Flight VA216 Launch ] European Space Agency An Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecom satellites, Astra-5B and Amazonas-4A, into their planned transfer orbits. Liftoff of flight VA216 occurred at 22:04 GMT (23:04 CET; 19:04 French Guiana). The target geostationary transfer orbit had a perigee altitude of 250 km, an apogee altitude of 35 736 km and an inclination of 3° to the equator....

2014-03-17 16:20:13

FPT Industrial's super-efficient Cursor 16 has been named DIESEL OF THE YEAR® for 2014 by DIESEL magazine. BASILDON, United Kingdom, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The technological excellence of powertrain manufacturer FPT Industrial, a CNH Industrial brand, has been recognised with an important distinction. DIESEL magazine named the new 16-litre, six-cylinder, in-line Cursor 16 engine as the DIESEL OF THE YEAR® for 2014. "Diesel magazine has been reporting on subjects related...

2014-01-27 00:20:32

BASILDON, England, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CNH Capital LLC, had completed its offer to exchange up to $500,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 3.250% Notes due 2017 that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for its outstanding unregistered 3.250% Notes due 2017. The exchange offer expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on January 22, 2014. Based on...

2013-08-07 23:17:43

Astra Resources Plc confirms that it has appointed Renell Bank as Lead Manager for the Regulated Market Listing in Europe. Adelaide, South Australia (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Renell Bank can confirm that it has had an advisory relationship with Astra since the first listing of the company on the First Quotation Board in Frankfurt. Renell had also acted as listing agent and broker for intended future listings on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange including the Prime Standard. Since then, Renell...

2013-07-31 23:02:55

Astra Resources announced today that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding providing terms and conditions to acquire, subject to due diligence and regulatory compliance, 60% of Balaton Power Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the OTC Bulletin Board trading under the symbol "BPWRF". Adelaide, South Australia (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 This acquisition when consummated provides Astra with a shareholder presence in North America and an opportunity to list in that...

Africa Using Satellites For Banking
2013-06-20 12:14:14

ESA Satellites are making it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries that are otherwise unconnected to the outside world. An ESA project looking at ways to use satellites for services in developing nations where land networks are simply impossible or non-existent gave rise to the Agency´s SatFinAfrica pilot project in 2011. It was so successful that a company called SatADSL was set up in Belgium early last year to provide satcom for...

2013-06-13 12:32:02

AUSTIN, Texas, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EdTech: Revolution in Education is the latest, largest and most comprehensive report on EdTech, to be released June 18, 2013, in hard copy and PDF form, from ASTRA and STEMconnector®. Call it the "Ed Tech Connector." In addition to the book's release, an interactive e-book will be available for download. EdTech: Revolution in Education tracks how technology is disrupting, revolutionizing, and innovating education. As John Chambers, CEO of...

2013-04-24 23:02:58

Astra Women´s Business Alliance, an affiliate of the Woman Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) announces Renee Fink as regional co-chair. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Renee Fink, President and CEO of ClearPath Workforce Management, has been appointed as co-chair of Astra's Northern California Leadership Forum. This prestigious position reflects Fink´s commitment to enhancing the opportunities for diversity companies to grow their businesses. The Leadership...